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China and India Will Watch The West Destroy Itself

Published: eurasiareview- news & analysis Written By: Todd Royal China and India will allow the west – led by the United States (US) and European Union (EU) – to destroy themselves through dysfunctional, domestic, and continent-wide politics. This isn’t a Donald Trump or EU issue, but electorates having a vague understanding of how societies function, particularly, when it comes to energy. The “Green New Deal” is evident of that fact, which has no chance of ever working under current technology, taxpayer monies available, and the first “New Deal” was a failure . China and India will allow the US, EU, NATO and their Asian allies to:  “Muddle through endemic crises menacing to its very existence (e.g., economic stagnation, demographic decline, rising unassimilated Islamic populations in many EU democracies, high taxes, mounting debt and the fiscal unsustainability of Western European social democracy)” Without energy you have nothing. China and India understand this better

The "New Energy Economy": An Exercise in Magical Thinking Exec Summary

 Published: Manhattan - Institute Website: https://media4.manhattan-institute.org/sites/default/files/R-0319-MM.pdf Written By: Mark P. Mills Executive Summary A movement has been growing for decades to replace hydrocarbons, which collectively supply 84% of the world's energy. It began with the fear that we were running out of oil. That fear has since migrated to the belief that, because of climate change and other environmental concerns, society can no longer tolerate burning oil, natural gas, and coal - all of which have turned out to be abundant.  So far, wind, solar, and batteries - the favored alternatives to hydrocarbons - provide about 2% of the world's energy and 3% of America's. Nonetheless, a bold new claim has gained popularity: that we're on the cusp of a tech-driven energy revolution that not only can, but inevitably will, rapidly replace all hydrocarbons.  This "new energy economy" rests on the belief - a centerpiece of the Green New Deal and oth